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tv   KCCI 8 News at Six  Me-TV  January 15, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm CST

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not the coldest of the cold yet, but we are clearing out somewhat off to the west. thankfully, though, winds are strong where it will not see temperatures completely plummet. wind out of the northwest at 15-20, 2 below, and i will have the latest on how far it will fall, and how much know you can expect, coming up here soon. stacey: imagine you had won the $1.6 billion powerball jackpot. iowa law requires you go public. kcci's kim st. onge went to find out why you can't remain anonymous. kim: stacey, this law has been in place since the iowa lottery started in 1985, in part, to show that real people play and win. if you're lucky enough to beat the odds, prepare for everyone to know who you are.
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kim: iowa law requires basic information be released to the public -- including name, city you live, and amount you win -- for all prizes of more than $600. tom: i wouldn't have any trouble with that. i'd be smart enough to do some planning, though. i will say that. kim: only six states in the united states allow winners to remain anonymous. frederico: i'd change my address, my phone number, too. you'd have to find me. if you wasn't one of my closest families, you wouldn't know it. kim: iowa lottery officials point to the eddie tipton hot lotto investigation as a prime example of why transparency is necessary. the owner of the ticket wanted to remain anonymous -- even from lottery officials. the former security director for the multi-state lottery association was found guilty of rigging the $14 million drawing. mary: that law allowed the information to be released in the case, and allowed us to make a lot of the progress that has been made in that investigation. kim: state representative bruce hunter is in favor of reversing that law. rep. hunter: you've heard stories of people getting scammed.
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, you know, supposed good investment opportunities that turned into just horror stories. that, i think, could be avoided, if those names weren't made public. kim: lottery officials say it's a balancing act, between making privacy concerns and making sure the game is fair. the house subcommittee will meet with a lottery officials to discuss severity of personal information. stacey? stacey: the owners of one of three tickets that won wednesday's $1.6 billion powerball are anything but anonymous today. this morning, john and lisa robinson appeared on the "today show." then, they rushed to lottery headquarters in nashville to verify their winning ticket. they say they plan to pay off the mortgage on their home and pay off their daughter's student loans. both also, they say they plan to return to their jobs after winning the mammoth prize.
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$327 million. donald trump headed straight to iowa from his debate appearance. he was at living history farm in urbandale this morning. kcci's rose heaphy was there and joins us in studio with more. rose: polls show a tight race between ted cruz and trump. trump's doing all he can to set himself apart here in iowa. donald: i'm angry about a lot of things. and i won't be angry for long, once we straighten it out. i'm a very happy person. rose: trump owned the angry persona in urbandale. this, after a dig by republican nikki haley, when she asked voters to ignore the "angriest voices." a crowd of more than 100 packed in to hear trump at living history farms. trump answered questions from the audience, including one about his stance on refusing syrian refugees. donald: it looks like an army is marching, and this could be the all-time trojan horse. it's probably not, but we can't take a chance. rose: trump's words resonated with some voters. joyce: i have a big heart for the syrian refugees, but we just don't know who is coming in to
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that really stood out. rose: after his speech, i spoke to variety of people. some told me they went to listen to get more informed for caucusing, while others say this solidified their choice. trump will be back in iowa on tuesday. stacey? stacey: a hospice patient we've been following got a special meeting today with the donald. 28-year-old shawn norman told his parents one of his biggest wishes is to see trump get elected. norman has a genetic disease called noonan syndrome. today in urbandale, he got to meet with trump, before his campaign stop. a campaign worker says trump heard norman's story on kcci, and he wanted to meet him. eric hanson showed you this story. he is feeling stronger every day, encouraged by the messages he is receiving all across the country. donald trump has rented out a
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free tickets to see a new movie that opened tonight. trump is giving away free showings of "13 hours" at the cobblestone theater. it's a movie depicting the 2012 attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. the attack happened during hillary clinton's tenure as secretary of state. >> if you do not get here soon, we are all going to die. >> we need immediate assistance. we are overrun. stacey: however, director michael bay insists there is no political agenda in "13 hours." hillary clinton and president obama are even mentioned in the movie. family and friends rallied this afternoon, demanding justice for shirley carter. more than 100 people gathered to remember the marion county woman at the courthouse in knoxville. carter was shot to death in her rural lacona home in june. her husband filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their son, jason. several months since her death,
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an arrest hasn't been made. disappointment. system is forgetting shirley, and that's what we don't want to have happen. she is an important person to so many people, and this can't just be lost and disappeared. it has to be dealt with. stacey: tonight at 10:00, we hear from shirley's brother for the first time. students at samuelson elementary school in des moines spent 30 minutes walking the hallway today, as part of an annual tribute there to honor dr. students walked along the march from selma to birmingham. and then, they stood in silence, as the "i have a dream speech" played on the school intercom. the students then sayinng "we shall overcome," while holding hands. faculty says that they hope the message in the lyrics resonates with the students. mike: this is an important part of our history and can show us about where we are right now as americans. stacey: this tradition was held for years at moore elementary school and was carried over to samuelson, when they opened in
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we have a sad follow-up to the story of goldie. three years ago this golden retriever was found abandoned in a vacant home. she had to bite her own tail off just to survive. she still hasn't found a permanent home. the humane society of north iowa says the dog has been diagnosed with cancer. they're now looking for someone to provide hospice care for the final days of goldie's life, after they learned of her illness last week. his days as president are over. but see how marshalltown reacted when bill clinton was once again
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for president. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 6:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, chief meteorologist john mclaughlin, and sports director andy garman. bill clinton: you can bring iowa home for hillary. god bless you. stacey: former president bill clinton campaigning across the state for his wife today. he spoke to large crowds about caucusing for hillary clinton on february 1st.
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live. vanessa: that is right. bill clinton was just here at the marshalltown community college. he left about an hour ago. they are still cleaning up, some chairs are still here. he is another event in coralville. hundreds of people turned out to hear him speak. clinton was welcomed with a standing ovation. right off the bat, he spoke about living in a reality-based world, with dangers and concerns that he says hillary clinton can solve. clinton talked about how he met his wife, and what she's done for americans. he did not mention her opponent, senator bernie sanders, by name. but he did say it is not a contest. bill: if you want somebody to keep america safe, restore broad-based prosperity -- who can deal with these kitchen table issues that are eating families alive -- stop the president's progress from being repealed, if you want to know who is most likely to do that, it's not close. ashley: it's good to hear other sides and other points of views. i hear a lot of what hillary has
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bill clinton has to say about her. vanessa: people we spoke to today here at the event aren't necessarily hillary clinton supporters. but they are excited to see a former president here in town. live in marshalltown, vanessa peng, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. stacey: clinton's democratic opponent, bernie sanders, visited our newsroom. he spoke on a variety of topics, including his stand on gun control. senator bernie sanders: since i have been in the congress, i have voted for background checks for which i think is key, and i want to see them expanded. bottom line, people who should not have guns because of mental health issues, we have to make sure those guns do not fall into those hands. stacey: you can see more of bernie sander's interview this sunday on kcci "close up." that starts at 10:30 a.m. the warm weather we enjoyed yesterday already seem like a distant memory. people we ran into this afternoon bundling up against the wind and falling temperatures. and this will feel relatively
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expected this weekend. kcci meteorologist jason sydekjo has the details of a brutally cold forecast, even the threat of some snow. jason: we are getting a full taste of winter, after that spring dip we had. the arctic air in the mix already. looking at yesterday this time, most of us at least 20 degrees warmer -- 25 degrees colder than this time yesterday here in des moines. frigid air continues to settle in, single digits above and below 0 for the windchill. some on sunday and monday morning could see dropping the wind chills to 20 or 30 below 0. bundle up if you choose to had out and about. some of the coldest air we have seen in a while, the first 0 or below for the high temperature in over two years.
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thankfully, we have a few more hours before he gets downright cold. 19 degrees, we had that windchill sitting at 4. pretty stout wind out of the west at 10-20, that will continue overnight. and it will keep the windchill downright chilly. you can see throughout the day, we stay relatively locked in with cloud cover. by the afternoon hours, only topping out at 13 degrees. 18 degrees below average, and you can see where the cold air is coming from -- all the way to the north -- that windchill remains in effect. sinking even further to the south for sunday and monday morning, some cold air will be with us for quite a while year. one chance for snow as we head into saturday evening, that will be the main chance for snow. you see late into the evening, that is when it will be starting
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not talking about a huge snow-maker by any stretch, could see an inch or two -- perhaps three inches in council bluffs or so. waking up with just enough to brush off the car or the sidewalk. still going to be extremely brisk come and futurecast brings in that snow. you see the bulk stays south of the metro. again, do not expect a lot of snow. but it will be enough to be pesky out there for you. we clear that out behind it, and anytime you get freshly fallen snow can we start talk about really cold temperatures. that helps effectively radiate the heat in the atmosphere, and that is what we see out there. futurecast does not bring in a lot of snow, roughly one inch or two inches, half an inch or so in des moines.
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5 is what we are at tonight, feels like five-15 below. and we see that snow come in later in the evening tomorrow. not that impressive, 13 degrees, 20's off to the south. it is frigid already in the north, as highs over towards 0. that is where we sit, eight below sunday, 11 below monday. some hope as we cruised back to 31 degrees by friday. stacey: thank you, jason. the iowa department of cultural affairs giving more than $12,000 to research an old stagecoach bouton. archeologists will examine an 11-acre area that once served as a stagecoach stop-over. it later evolved into a place for dancing, drinking, and even horse racing.
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will go out later this year. here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect.
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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announcer: from iowa's sports leader, this is kcci 8 sports. andy: it's week two of friday night hoops. and we have a bunch of good games on the docket tonight. our game of the week tonight is southeast polk trying to stun top-ranked valley. before the boys take the floor, there's a great girls matchup. same teams going head to head. and tony seeman found out just how good these girls can be. tony: thank you, coach. >> i can take you through our quick, pregame ballhandling drill. tony: this will be embarrassing. >> start at the same time, dribbling on your fingertips. tony: i am not embarrassed myself yet. i thought i was alternating.
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tony: stop the second. this is the only chance i get, to ruin her. >> stand up, go like this. tony: let me catch my breath. >> not that one. tony: i give up. it is good to be a good one. back to you guys. andy: tony, it should be noted, is a great hockey player. basketball, not so much. dowling catholic and ankeny. roosevelt visiting hoover. mason city coming down to urbandale. on the girls side, first two games are the same. plus, we get ames taking on the johnston dragons. some good college games in iowa, drake hosting indiana state at
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also at 7:00, at the mcleod center, uni versus illinois state. pro wrestling night at the well. ric flair in the house. we don't know if iowa is the best man's basketball team in the big 10. but no one has a better resume than fran mccaffery's team. they became the first team in 50 years to be a top 5 ranked team twice in the same season. they hammered michigan state in the east lansing, making a big statement. iowa have notnow won in east lansing in 18 years. jarrod: we have a new team this year, and that is i you have to approach every year. it does not matter what happened
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happens this year. have a different team. group. we have a lot of experience, we lows. we have guys that can come in ways. jarrod: we knew we were the out and prove it. andy: they certainly day, throwing up the gauntlet. rising in the ap top 25 rankings, they will skyrocket into the top 10, if they can pick off the wolverines on sunday. 3:00 in iowa city, the game is a complete sellout. fans going, encouraged to wear white. michigan a formidable foe. earlier, maybe maryland -- ranked number three of the time. no walkove she's always stood strong... get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights...
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the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world.
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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stacey: jason, what is ahead tonight? jason: i hope everybody is a fan of the cold. it will continue to drop, only sunday. we game back warmth next week or it. stacey: thanks, jason. thank you for joining us. we will be back at 10:00. hope to see you then. [kcci captioning the iowa clinic] national captioning institute,
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visit] here they are, the luckiest family in america. >> i won't be in today. >> they hit the jackpot. then, actor sean penn, breaking his silence. >> are you fearful for your life?
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